Things you must see

Discover not to be missed monuments and sites in the Parisian region Paris region. Here you'll find a list of these places to visit during your stay in Paris. The Saint-Denis Basilica, the Stade de France or the Puces de Saint-Ouen (flea market) are must-see place when in Paris and its region. Other sites to discover are the Air and Space Museum in Le Bourget and the park of La Villette in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. Don't miss out on cruises on the Parisian canals which will help you see the capital in a new light.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis

St Denis BasilicaThe Basilica is an example of early Gothic architecture, it's the necropolis of the French kings and French royalty in general. The Basilica houses  a unique collection of funerary statues and tombs dating from the XIIth to the XVIth centuries.

The Air and Space Museum Air and Space Museum

The Air and Space Museum in Paris Le Bourget is home to the oldest, and one of the richest, collection of authentic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. 

Visit the Air and Space Museum

Les puces de saint-ouen - marché serpetteParis-Clignancourt Flea Market

The Saint-Ouen Flea Market (Paris-Clignancourt), the world’s largest antiques market, combines a remarkable diversity of exhibits with an astonishing mix of visitors. Explore the various markets while you hunt for bargains on Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays, or during special events such as the Nuit des Puces or the Festival Jazz Manouche...

Paris-Saint-Ouen Flea market

The Shoah memorial in Drancy

The Shoah Memorial is located in Drancy, in front of "Cité de la Muette" one of the first social low-income housing which became in 1942 a transit camp for the regroupment of Jews for deportation to the extermination camps. Visit the memorial Bobigny train station.

©Stade de France® - Macary, Zublena et Regembal, Costantini - Architectes, ADAGP - Paris 2015 - Photographe : F.AguilhonStade de France

The Stade de France, scene of the last World Cup of the twentieth century, is the leading stadium of the third millennium.

Visit the Stade de France

La VilletteThe Villette - Paris 19

La Villette, the largest landscaped park in Paris, stages new original artistic events in the setting of its spectacular buildings: the Park de la Villette, Grande Halle de la Villette, the Cité de la Musique, the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (City of Science and Industry) and the Géode. Outdoor games for children... Discover la Villette park

What's on in Seine Saint Denis?

Explore the highlights of our industrial visits featuring entertainment, cultural, design events on Monday. Opt for a visit to the museum ; the territory boasts of some of the most impressive permanent air and space collection, royal heritage or choose to spend the day at a fair and exhibition on Tuesday.

Choose one of our family-friendly outings on Wednesday for either a sports or cultural afternoon  with children. Enjoy your Thursday in one of our major shopping centers which includes cinemas and restaurants.

Find out more about activities on Friday! Browse in our list of things to do if you just feel like getting out or take a break in a park if you are  a nature lover  to get away from the urban stress.

For a chlorophyll-filled day with family, children and friends on Saturday, here is a list of parks and channels that caters to cyclists, runners and pedestrians. Planning a picnic on Sunday ? Our green spaces feature shaded rest areas and fauna and flora viewing areas. You can also prepare you stag do or hen party in Paris.

What to do in March in Paris? What's on in Paris tomorrow?

Browse in our list of general events in the northeast of Paris for our remarkable permanent collection of not-to-be-missed visits.


In addition to the Air and Space Museum in Le Bourget and the Musée de la Musique in La Villette, North-Eastern Paris is home to over a dozen museums, one of the most prestigeous among them being the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire.


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